Dec 9, 2012 6:00am PST
was freed early today in a joint u.s.-afghan operation ordered after intelligence revealed that his life was in danger. in a televised speech last night venezuela's president hugo chavez revealed that his cancer has returned. chavez travels to cuba today for his third cancer operation in 18 months. governor of south africa says that 94-year-old nelson mandela is in the hospital for tests. the former president is said to be doing well. florida's former republican governor charlie crist has switched political parties. he's now a democrat. speculation crist may run for governor again in 2014 challenging the republican who currently holds office, governor rick scott. in washington state, dozens of same-sex couples waited in line overnight. today is the first day that they can legally marry there. in sports, texas a&m's quarterback johnny manzel became the first freshman ever to win college football's heisman trophy last night. known official as johnny football led the aggies to a 10-2 record this season including last month's upset victory over then top ranked alabama. at the 113th army
Dec 16, 2012 6:00am PST
killed four americans including the u.s. ambassador. south africa says that former president nelson mandela underwent surgery for gallstones yesterday. the operation on the 94-year-old was described as successful. now today's weather, rain is likely east of the mississippi and along the west coast. there they are also bracing for snow. the week ahead will start with scattered storms, and will end with the official start of winter. ,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,, >> osgood: friday's awful events in newtown, connecticut bring back some all too familiar questions. how could this have happened? and what can be done? here is martha tischner. >> caller is indicating that she thinks someone is shooting in the building. >> reporter: somehow the idea that little children had been shot made it worse. >> we heard a lot more than, the ambulance came, then the policemen told us to run out of the building and go to the fire department. >> reporter: elementary schools are supposed to be safe places. so how could 20-year-old adam lanza have entered this one in newtown, connecticut on friday morning and killed
Dec 2, 2012 6:00am PST
u.s. next year. his only worry? that the manufacturer will stop making his raw material. >> this is enough for the rest of my life. >> reporter: is it really? for the rest of your life? >> yes. reporter: he bought and is now storing 0 miles of the stuff so he'll be sure to have enough to continue work on his ultimate project: a strand beast so perfect it could one day leave its creator behind. and keep walking after you're gone from the earth? >> that's right. so i keep on living somehow in the future. >> reporter: one man's pipe dream of immortality. >> osgood: still to come, the other jefferson. but first, the other lincoln. ,,, marguiles. >> it's sunday morning on cbs and here again is charles osgood. >> osgood: this 1957 lincoln continental mark 2 is one of just 444 built that model year. with a then princely sticker price of $10,500 it was the most expensive car built in the united states. proud owners included president eisenhower, frank sinatra and elizabeth tailor. hers was in a color to match her distinctive eyes. although this classic car shines like new, the luster of the
Dec 30, 2012 6:00am PST
renominated barack obama and joe widen. and in benghazi libya an armed attack killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. four state department officials event ally resigned over the incident. october was nearly over when super storm sandy hit the mid atlantic coast. the rare late season hurricane killed more than 100 people and left tens of thousands of people homeless. the november election was a victory for president obama and for senate democrats who increased their majority by two seats. republicans kept control of the house of representatives. >> caller is indicating she thinks there is someone shooting in the building. >> osgood: as for december, the shooting at the sandy hook elementary school in newtown, connecticut, that took the lives of 20 children and six adults cast a cloud over what was supposed to be a most joyous season. and at year's end, all eyes are on washington and the fiscal cliff-hanger that remains mired in a political tug of war. and to move on to a new year. still to come, comedian, actor and musician jamie foxx. and we toast th quicken loans?